Our Publications

Our publications area contains a variety of information about Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust, including our Annual Reports and Quality Accounts, regular reports on staffing levels in our inpatient bed units, our newsletters and other pertinent information related to our services and the wider NHS.

For all Board papers and Board meeting dates, please go to the Board section of the website.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for or have a query, please email: hct.communications@nhs.net

Annual Reports

Our Annual Report and Accounts is published every year. In this section you’ll also find our annual reports for patient experience and safeguarding.

2017/18
Annual Report and Accounts 2017/2018

2016/17
Annual Report and Accounts 2016/2017
Safeguarding Children Annual Report 2016/17

2015/16
Annual Report and Accounts 2015/2016
Patient Experience Annual Report 2015/16

2014/15
Annual Report and Accounts 2014/15
Safeguarding Children Annual Report 2014/15
Looked after Children & Care Leavers Health Service Annual Report 2014-2015

Pre-2014
2013-2014
2012-2013
2011-2012
2010-2011

Quality Account

Our Quality Account is published every year. In this section you can find the main report alongside a highlight or summary report and our quality priorities.

2017-18
Quality Account 2017/18
Quality Account Highlight Report 2017/18
Quality Account Summary 2017/18
CQUIN and Quality Priorities 2017/18

2016-17
Quality Account 2016/17
Quality Account Highlight Report 2016/17
Quality Account Summary 2016/17

2015-16
2015-16
2015-16 Easy Read Version
CQUIN Programme 2015-2016

2014-15
2014-2015
2014-2015 Summary
CQUIN Achievement 2014-2015

Pre-2014
2013-2014
2012-2013
2011-2012
2010-2011

Annual Plans

We publish an annual plan each year, which sets out our key areas of development and focus for that year.

Our Annual Plans for 2016-2017 (Summary)

Care Quality Commission Inspections

We are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), who carry out periodic inspections of our services. The most recent report or reports are available from the CQC's website.

Safe Staffing Levels - Inpatient Units

We report staffing levels for our inpatient wards every month. Click on the year in the list below to see all reports for that year.

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014

Statutory and Legal Documents

This sections contains statutory and legal documents that relate to our operation as an NHS Trust.

NHS Provider Licence - Condition G6 Board Self-Certification
Public Liability Certificate of Cover 2018/19
Eliminating Mixed Sex Accommodation Declaration of Compliance

Key policies and other documents

Mortality Review Policy
Being Open and Duty of Candour Policy
Complaints and Concerns Policy
Equality Impact Assessment - Guidance and Template (to be added soon)
Gender Pay Gap Report (to be added soon)
Workforce Race Equality Standard report – March 2017
Implementation of the NHS Equality Diversity System
Trade Union Facility Time (April 2017 to March 2018)
Francis Report:
Francis Report Statement (May 2013)
Francis Report Update (September 2013)
Francis Report Assurance Framework (September 2013)

Strategies

End of Life Care Vision and Strategy
Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2017-2022
HCT Risk Management Strategy Summary 2017-2022

Expenditures over £25,000

This section includes reports which detail all our individual expenditure of £25,000 and over. Click on the list below to see all reports for that year.

2018/19
2017/18
2016/17
2015/16